Coast Guard aircrews medevac 1, rescue 3 over holiday weekend

Coast Guard aircrews medevac 1, rescue 3 over holiday weekend
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews medically evacuated a crewmember from a fishing vessel in Bristol Bay, Saturday, and rescued three people after their boat sank in Lisianski Strait, Monday. Watchstanders in the 17th District command center received a relayed request for assistance at 9:13 p.m. Saturday from the 167-foot...

Coast Guard, EPA, local agencies monitor ammonia leak near Fisherman’s Terminal

Coast Guard, EPA, local agencies monitor ammonia leak near Fisherman's Terminal
EATTLE — First responders from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle Fire Department and Port of Seattle Police Department are responding to the report of an ammonia gas leak aboard a commercial fishing vessel at Fisherman’s Terminal near the Ballard Ship Canal, Friday morning. Ammonia gas from the fishing vessel Pacific Producer’s refrigeration system reportedly...